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What You Didn’t Know About Diamonds 1. Diamonds conduct heat 5 times faster than copper. 2. Diamonds are the hardest substance on Earth, weighing in at an approximate 10 on the Mohs scale. 3. In the purest state, diamonds are colorless. 4. Yellow and Brown colored diamonds are the most common in the world. 5. Diamonds melt at 1292 degrees fahrenheit. 6. Less than 20% of diamonds mined are considered “gem-quality” diamonds! 7.  Red and Blue diamonds are the rarest color for diamonds. 8. Tremendous pressure and temperature deep under the ocean approximately 75 and 120 miles beneath the earth’s Read More →

15 Things you Probably Didn’t Know About Engagement Rings 1. The first engagement ring dates back to the ancient Egyptian period. The ring was placed on the third finger of the left hand because it was believed there was a vein that connected all the way to your heart. This vein was considered the “Love” vein. 2. The most expensive engagement ring belongs to singer Beyonce Knowles. It is 18 Carats and cost around 5 million dollars. This ring was given to her by Rapper Jay-Z. 3. In the olden days, engagement rings were given as a promise to always Read More →